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Jeff Byrd & Dirty Finch kick out the laid-back jams
Add Jeff Byrd & Dirty Finch to the conversation when talking up the quality roster of local Americana/alt-country acts within state lines.
Digging their roots
| December 17, 2010
Fallen Angel screening + Kronos Quartet at the Merrill
Next week, an all-star cast of musicians pays tribute to Gram Parsons after a screening of Fallen Angel, a documentary about the late Byrd, and...
| October 27, 2010
Reelin’ ’n’ rockin’
Deer Tick singer John McCauley’s lived-in anthems harken back to the old-school traditions of Nashville, a boozy world of dim lights, thick smoke, and loud, loud music.
Deer Tick runs the gamut
| February 06, 2008
These two discs go a long way toward supporting the notion that Parsons was a pivotal player in the rise of country rock.
Archives Vol. 1 | Amoeba
| January 07, 2008
18 big hits
This year, the number of great albums increased twofold across all genres, from hip-hop to metal, from swing to punk.
Providence local music: 2007 in review
| December 18, 2007
Boxed and ready
The cream of the season’s CD/DVD crop
PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF
| December 14, 2007
Mark Twain once observed that it’s “better to be a young June-bug than an old bird of paradise.”
From Beastie Boys to the White Stripes and more
| June 25, 2007
Boston music news: May 25, 2007
Never count Buffalo Tom out.
Notes on Buffalo Tom, EarthFest, Mission of Burma, the Patrons, and more
| May 21, 2007
The heart of the set is the familiar jangly folk-rock everyone associates with the Byrds — recordings that laid the groundwork for what’s come to be known as alt-country.
There Is a Season | Sony Legacy
| January 02, 2007
Turn the beat around
I do a lot of thinking about music. Coincidentally or not, I have a lot of friends who don’t, but get a kick out of the fact that I do.
The music biz ended up on its ear in 2006
| December 27, 2006
Parsons’s influence is pervasive, from the Stones to Elvis Costello, Uncle Tupelo, and Wilco.
The country-rock gospel of Gram Parsons
| August 03, 2006
Get ’em while they’re hot!
I’ll admit, my country-music credentials are piss-poor, but the first time I heard the Patrons album All That Is Tied , I liked it because I thought it was good country music. The Patrons, "Didn't Love You Anyway (mp3)
The Patrons carry on Boston’s country-rock tradition
| August 01, 2006
Boston music news, February 3, 2006
The debut from Springfield metalcore quartet LIGEIA is due March 21 on Ferret.
Notes on Ligeia, Darkbuster, The Figgs, and more
| January 31, 2006
Evan Dando and the Mooney Suzuki
Evan Dando is probably still trying to live down the last tour that brought him to town.
Only as old as they feel
| January 24, 2006
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